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We strive to keep our fingers on the pulse of the FinTech ecosystem writing about current trends in the market.

Our Investment in Cinchy: Making Data Collaboration a Cinch

All organizations, but particularly large ones like financial institutions, maintain and utilize countless externally-licensed and internally-built applications. With each its own database and data silo. And with every additional application, organizations create more...

Getting Teams Back To Work

Note: This letter was written by the Information Ventures Partners team and sent to its CEOs.  May 13, 2020 Dear CEOs, As the Coronavirus lockdown eases over the coming weeks and months, the economy reopens, and companies begin to welcome employees back into the...

VC-Backed Startups Need to Weigh the Risks of PPP Funding

A week after borrowers exhausted the Small Business Administration’s initial $350-billion Paycheck Protection Program emergency loan facility, American lawmakers came to the rescue with another blockbuster Coronavirus funding bill. The new $484-billion stimulus...
Dear CEOs – Information Venture Partners

Dear CEOs – Information Venture Partners

**The letter below was sent by the Information Venture Partners team to its portfolio company CEOs** March 16, 2020 Dear CEOs These are interesting and unprecedented times. We all know about COVID-19, and all of you have or are taking appropriate steps to deal with...

We’re Hiring an Associate

We’re Hiring an Associate

Information Venture Partners is an entrepreneur-friendly venture capital firm based in downtown Toronto and New York City. We invest exclusively in FinTech and Enterprise SaaS companies in Canada and the U.S. Many companies in our portfolio are quickly becoming...

Penny for your Thoughtexchange

Penny for your Thoughtexchange

There once was a large corporation that preached how in tune with its employees it was.  It even called it a competitive advantage and that its most important assets were its people, that human capital, not physical assets or financial capital, reigned.  It felt real....

Our Partnership with Verafin

Our Partnership with Verafin

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – TS Eliot Verafin, the world’s largest financial crime management software company, announced this past September the completion of a C$515 million equity and debt recapitalization. We...

Procurify Takes Off

Procurify Takes Off

Every organization spends, but does every organization spend intelligently? For the majority of SMBs the answer is probably “no”, at least not yet. Although spend touches every department of an organization, spend is largely managed centrally within a procurement...

Our Investment in LendingFront

Our Investment in LendingFront

We are excited to announce our investment in LendingFront, a digital platform for Small Medium Business (SMB) lending operations. Led by co-founders Jorge Sun (CEO) and Dario Vergara (CTO), the LendingFront platform gives banks and other small business lenders access...